How does fear express itself for a manager and what can be done about it?

Fear is a powerful emotion that can have a profound impact on a person’s behaviour, thoughts, and actions. For those in managerial positions, fear can be especially pronounced and can manifest in a variety of ways. Here are a few: Impostor Syndrome: This is one of the most common and it refers to the feeling of self-doubt and insecurity that one is not qualified for their job, despite evidence to the contrary. This can be particularly pronounced for managers who may feel as though they are constantly under scrutiny and that any mistakes or missteps will be immediately noticed.This is […]

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12 things that can help ensure a smooth relocation

Relocating for a new job or career opportunity can be an exciting and fulfilling experience, but it can also be stressful and overwhelming if you’re not properly prepared. Here are some tips to help you ensure a smooth and successful professional relocation: 1. Start early: Begin planning your move as soon as you know you’ll be relocating. This will give you plenty of time to take care of all the details and make any necessary arrangements. 2. Create a budget: Determine the costs associated with your move, including travel expenses, temporary housing, and any moving and storage fees. This will […]

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Crochet and job search

Crochet is a hobby that I have been passionate about for many years. It’s a way for me to relax and unwind, create something beautiful, and use my hands in a creative way. Recently, I started a new crochet project that I was particularly excited about. The base of this project was not made of PU leather, but was fully crocheted, which was a new challenge for me. As I worked on my project, I was so focused and absorbed in it that I felt as if my life depended on it. I was determined to create something beautiful and […]

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4 mistakes you may be making on your resume

A well-written resume is crucial to landing a job in today’s competitive job market. A poorly written one can be an obstacle to finding employment. You might be making the mistake of not taking the time to properly prepare your resume, which can have consequences in terms of your job search such as not getting pre-selected and not getting contacted at all. Here are some: 1. Not tailoring it to the job you are applying for: Many resumes are generic, with little to no attention paid to the specific skills and qualifications required for the job. This is a problem, […]

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DossierPro 2022 Statistics

Source:– Referrals: 51.8%– Social Media: 48.1% (Mostly Twitter!) Most Popular DossierPro program:– Dossier ProFILE (Résumé + LinkedIn + Coaching) Countries clients come from:Lebanon, Netherlands, UAE, USA, Canada, Cyprus, Congo, Liberia, Qatar Sample Titles clients have:– Regional Marketing & Communications Manager, PMO Manager, Technical Manager, General Manager, Managing Director, COO, CFO, Project Manager, Program Manager, IT Director, Medical Doctor, Underwriting Manager, Senior Consultant, Regional Operations Director, Regional Finance Manager, Officer Manager, Content & Creative Director, Media Consultant Industries clients work in:– Business & Consulting– IT & Software Development– Engineering– Media & Communication– Healthcare– Economics & Insurance– NGO

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Texts to reflect on

Salutation To The Dawn Look to this day! For it is life, the very life of life. In its brief course Lie all the verities and realities of your existence: The bliss of growth The glory of action The splendour of achievement. For yesterday is but a dream And tomorrow is only a vision, But today well lived makes yesterday a dream of happiness And every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day! Such is the salutation to the dawn. (Poem by Indian dramatist, Kalidasa) Just For Today 1. Just for today I will be happy. […]

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Look How Far You’ve Come!

Look How Far You’ve Come! What my résumé doesn’t say: – I started a blog a few days after the war started in 2006. I used to write a lot out of anger and the need to express myself. A post reached 50,000 views on a dark day in 2013 when a politician’s car was bombed but a teenager who was there at the wrong place at the wrong time passed away. (This misery happened many times before and many times later). I received threats from people who wanted to silence me. I got tired and stopped 10 years later. […]

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15+ factors affect the price of a professionally developed résumé / CV. What are they?

Some clients argue that prices are expensive. Others argue that prices are cheap! But what are factors to consider when it comes to developing a professional résumé / CV? Let’s go through a few: Years of experience in résumé / CV writing and working with certain types of clients that pose specific types of challenges (local, international, fresh grads, experienced, executives, career changers, entry after long period of unemployment, etc.) Years of experience in an industry that brings perspective and better understanding of expectations (ex: HR/Recruitment/Counselling etc.) Professionals come from different backgrounds. Can someone without recruitment experience who never used the […]

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DossierPro 2021 Statistics

DossierPro’s clients Source: – Referrals: 61.9% – Social Media: 38.1% (Mostly Twitter!) Education: – Master’s degree or a PhD: 55% – Bachelor’s degree: 40% – Vocational degree: 5% Experience: – More than 20 years of experience: 24.5% – Between 10 and 20 years of experience: 56% – Less than 10 years of experience: 19.5% Countries clients come from: – Based in Lebanon: 60% – Based outside Lebanon: 40% Countries clients want to relocate to: – Canada: 27% – France: 21.6% – UAE: 16.2% – Others: 35.2% Popular DossierPro program(s): – Dossier ProFILE (Résumé + Cover Letter + LinkedIn): 60.9% – […]

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J.W. - Qatar

Account Manager
I approached Rita during an interview process at one of the tier 1 global technology vendors. Based on her extensive experience in HR, Rita unveiled to me the tricks and methods I should adopt to stand out among hundreds of other applicants.

She guided me through a set of actions in a very scientific manner, fine-tuned my strategies and not only made them unique, but uniquely relevant. Not to mention the grade of encouragement she had conveyed to deliver my presentation and get selected for the role.

I would highly recommend Rita for any type of guidance, consultation and career advice.

F.T. - Lebanon

NGO Project Coordinator
Rita opened my eyes to what I was doing wrong in my pursuit to find a new job. She showed me in a short time and efficient way how to make my experience more appealing to recruiters. She showed me another perspective to finding a job and made me realize why I didn't stay for a long time with previous organizations I worked for. Rita helped me put things into perspective and taught me that I should appreciate my achievements and champion them in order to land the right job for me while having what I want for a job as a priority.

M.R. - Cyprus

Senior Project Manager
Choosing to work with Rita was a great decision. As someone looking to change careers, she helped me put on paper how my experience and skills are relevant to my target industry. Rita's methodological approach also allowed me to take an outside look at my career so far in a new light and reminded me of achievements I have forgotten about. Throughout the process, Rita was always responsive, attentive, and always had useful advice and feedback.

A.F. - Canada

Chief Operating Officer
Your advice helped significantly improve my interview performance and the relevance of my answers. Thank you so much for your help.

R.G. - Lebanon

Marketing Manager
I love how confident I feel after talking to you and how my story about myself gets uplifted as if I'm Chanel or Dior!

R.M. - Lebanon

Thank you Rita so much. I enjoyed our conversation, it made me look at everything in a different perspective. You were able to make me realize how to change my outlook when it comes to jobs. I felt so confused for a while until we spoke, you helped clear the fog. Your guidance was much needed.

A.K. - Lebanon

Sales Manager
Rita has helped me in more ways than one and I found just one session with her very enlightening. She helped me realize many things I was not aware of and gave me several tips on how to tackle and improve the job search. I can only imagine how she can help when given more than one session, kudos to you Rita!

G.J. - Lebanon

Lead Accountant
Thanks to Rita’s feedback, I was able to figure out some important points behind the reasons my LinkedIn profile and CV aren’t getting noticed. Added to that, her words were much needed to reaffirm my confidence and boost my motivation. With her I am sure one will land the desired opportunity.

A.H. - KSA

Senior Regional Manager
As a Career Strategist, Rita's valuable insights and advice are a game changer when it comes to resume writing and job search. There's no one size that fits all and Rita guided me on how to think outside the box by showing my capabilities in the loudest way possible. It's worth to approach her!

M.H., PhD - UK

Senior Researcher & Consultant
The DossierPro package provided me with the necessary tools and questions to figure out my career path at a very critical phase. What made the experience rich and worthwhile was Rita's many talents, from her ability to research thoroughly before the meetings, show up well versed in your field, and finally her gift to connect and motivate. She was an eye opener, and has the gift of knocking down the many walls that surround us, our aspirations, and dreams.